Team Lead - Operations and Certification (Space Launch)
Our Mission - to fly to space twice in a day.
This is a substantial, complex project and we are looking for an experienced flight operations and certification leader with strong technical experience and a practical, can-do attitude.
What you will do:
- Develop and guide the Operations and Certification Team to best contribute to mission success.
- Ensure the team is trained, skilled, supported and resourced to.
- Understand internal and external stakeholders and frequently work closely with them to build relationships and ensure alignment.
- Take ownership and accountability for your team’s performance and together with your team, certify and conduct spaceplane operations.
- Manage the team’s project schedules and budgets, and coordinate resources.
- Lead the interface with NZCAA (New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority), NZSA (New Zealand Space Agency), Airways, and other external certification and operations stakeholders with the support of your team.
- Co-ordinate certification information, obtaining and maintaining the required licenses for spaceplane operations.
- Work continuously with other Space Launch Programme teams to plan, coordinate, execute and report on spaceplane operations and flight testing.
- Hold responsibility for spaceplane operations risk assessment and system safety.
- Hold responsibility for the provision of training and competency assessment of spaceplane operations crew.
- Take ownership of spaceplane operations and maintenance documentation, whilst working across teams to produce and review that information.
- Oversee the maintenance of the spaceplane and mission control systems.
- Oversee decisions that affect all operational matters of the spaceplane and mission control systems, particularly in the areas of piloted control and human-machine interface.
- Hold responsibility for the management of projects to integrate and operate with customer payloads.
Looking for more information or if you think you have what it takes, have a look at our Careers page: www.dawnaerospace.com/spacelaunchjobs